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Contact Information

Deep Shah

737 S. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60607

phone Phone: 312-996-7730

Email: dshah38@uic.edu

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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Need to get away from the urban lifestyle for a weekend or even a day? Want to learn how to build a campfire and roast S’mores in the quad? UIC’s Outdoor Adventure Program provides students with outdoor experiences that are educational, inspiring, and fun.  Join us on our next adventure as we climb, hike, kayak, paddle, camp, ski, cook, and learn in a beautiful and natural environment.

Outdoor Day Trips

Burnhum Wild Life Corridor Trail Building

November 12 9am -12pm

Cost:Free

Register: HERE

Volunteer with the Chicago Park District to help with trail building and to clear invasive plant species in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor at the McCormick Bird Sanctuary.

Students can meet in the lobby at Student Center East at 8:15 or meet at Caracol Gathering Space at 9am.

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Chicago Kayaking 

September 15  4:30 – 7:30pm

Cost: $75

Register: HERE

Join us as we Kayak along Lake Michigan’s Shores on and explore the skyline from a different perspective. Space is limited so register before 9/7.

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Burnhum Wild Life Corridor Trail Building

October 15  9am -12pm

Cost:Free

Register: HERE

Volunteer with the Chicago Park District to help with trail building and to clear invasive plant species in the Burnham Wildlife Corridor at the McCormick Bird Sanctuary.

Students can meet in the lobby at Student Center East at 8:15 or meet at Caracol Gathering Space at 9am.

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Day Hike at Starved Rock State Park

October 14  8am – 6pm

Cost: $10

Register: HERE

Hike with us at Starved Rock State Park as we explore the towering sand stone bluffs that line the Illinois river in western Illinois.

 

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Outdoor Overnight Trips

Climbing at the Red River Gorge

September 2 – 4

Cost:$135

Join UIC Campus Recreation for a weekend of climbing at the Red River Gorge in Kentucky. We will be leaving campus at 6am on Saturday morning and return Monday evening. Price includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner at camp, transportation, climbing gear and guide staff.  Some climbing experience is recommended.

Registration: Click Here

Deadline: 8/25

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Climbing at Devil’s Lake State Park

Sept 30 – October 1

Cost: $110

We are heading north for the weekend! Spend the weekend climbing and camping at Wisconsin’s Devil’s Lake State Park. We will leave UIC Friday at 3pm and return to Campus Sunday evening.

Registration: HERE

Wilderness First Aid Course

Join us on March 4 and 5 as we team up with Mountain Education and Development for a Wilderness First Aid Course.

When: Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5

8am-5pm

Where: Student Recreation Facility (737 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607)

Cost: $230 for UIC Students and Members

$250 for community members

This course is open to students, members and community members

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Register on-line to reserve your space ! Email dshah38@uic.edu for more information

Past Trips

See an activity that’s not listed that you’d be interested in? Email cdepau2@uic.edu with your trip ideas or to see if that activity is being planned for the future!

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Fall 2013- Mulit-day rock climbing and camping

Workshops

Fall Workshops to be announced soon!

Cancellation Policy

All registrations are final. Cancellations made 3 weeks prior to the trip date will be refunded less a 10% processing fee. Cancellations made less than 3 weeks to the trip date will not be refunded as the registration money typically goes to third party companies in planning stages.

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TESTIMONIALS

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 “We did romantic night hiking under the moonlight, saw the best mountain views while leaning on the steep rocks, enjoyed cooking and gaming as a close team, and pushed ourselves beyond our limits on rocks and water with our professional and inspiring guides. I can not tell of a similar experience like this trip before and I believe it will always be one of the most special trips ever.”

-Lubing Zhang

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